When a client struggles with emotional triggers, finding ways to help them disrupt that automatic cycle of reactivity can be difficult.But according to Rick Hanson, PhD, there are three key practices that can help a client regain a sense of safety and calm – especially when anxiety gets triggered.
He takes us through them in the video below. Check it out – it’s just four minutes.
By resourcing clients with effective ways to strengthen their sense of safety and connection, we can begin to expand their toolkit for managing an emotional trigger.
For more expert strategies for working with anxiety check out the NICABM short course with Stephen Porges, PhD; Peter Levine, PhD; Pat Ogden, PhD; Richard Schwartz, PhD; Rick Hanson, PhD; and 13 other top-experts.
Now I’d like to hear from you. What have you found to be helpful in working with a client’s emotional triggers?
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